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Birth: Aug. 2, 1773
Death: Jan. 9, 1857
Died, at his residence in New Hope, PA, on the 9th of January, 1857, JOHN HUFFNAGLE, Esq., in the 79th year of his age. It seldom falls to our lot to record the demise of any man so very universally respected and regretted. A more exemplary and upright citizen were not amongst us. His precepts and examples were shining lights; his morality and religion were of the purest character. He was a Communicant of the First Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia. John Huffnagle was born of German parentage, in the City of Lancaster, Pa. on 2nd of August, 1773. In early life, he was connected with the firm of Wister, Price & Wister, of Philadelphia, where he continued for five years. In 1801 he commenced business on his own account, as a wholesale importer merchant, at the corner of Fifth and Market streets, where he continued for forty years, after which he purchased that beautiful and romantic manor of the late Wm. Meris, Esq., where he enjoyed, in the evening of his days, all the comforts and happiness that earth can give. His son, (now Consul General for the East Indies,) from time to time presented him with the rarest anomalies’ of the Old and Lateran world, which were carefully arranged and displayed for the benefit and gratification of his numerous friends and neighbors. The community mourns a loss that cannot be supplied. He was perhaps, the very last of that old line of venerated Philadelphia merchants, and such were his habits of exact punctuality, that at this time of his death, he was not indebted to anyone the value of one cent. His death was the peaceful sleep of an infant, not even making an effort to retain life a moment longer.
PUBLIC LEDGER AND DAILY TRANSCRIPT.
Philadelphia, Saturday, January, 17, 1857
Peter Huffnagle (1744 - 1806)
Charlotte Snyder Huffnagle (1748 - 1829)
Sarah Elizabeth Franks Huffnagle (1789 - 1866)
Charles Huffnagle (1808 - 1860)*
William Kirkpatrick Huffnagle (1810 - 1851)*
George Washington Huffnagle (1821 - 1895)*
Maria Huffnagle Moderwell (____ - 1806)*
Elizabeth Huffnagle Kirkpatrick (1769 - 1828)*
Charlotte Huffnagle (1770 - 1860)*
Catharine Huffnagle Grimler (1772 - ____)*
John Huffnagle (1773 - 1857)
Sarah Huffnagle (1784 - 1859)*
Huffnagle Family Cemetery
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Record added: Apr 09, 2014
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